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2015 Technology Predictions: Some Good, Some Bad, None Impressive

For a couple of years now I’ve been following Mark Anderson’s yearly top 10 tech at Strategic News Service. It is claimed that he has a 94% success rate (though it’s unclear if this claim comes directly from Anderson himself). Last year, … Continue reading

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Razor Blades and Apples

During my trick or treating days in the early ‘70s, I vividly remember hearing stories of children who received apples with razor blades in them as a treat.  I recall thinking two things about that: As a kid I thought … Continue reading

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The Crazy Ones

I can think of exactly one CEO in history with the cred to say this:

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A Lesson in Treating Illness

I’m sad that today I’m adding a slide to one of my live presentations, adding Steve Jobs to the list of famous people who died treating terminal diseases with woo rather than with medicine. Seven or eight years ago, the … Continue reading

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Neato Smartphone Ideas

As I write this, Apple is holding their keynote for their developer conference, and I’ve got a window open as I work watching the major announcements. Two smartphone ideas struck me as being particularly clever, and worthy of a quick … Continue reading

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